CAST: Paula Dofat, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon DIRECTOR: Amanda Lipitz CAPTIONED ON WEDNESDAYS | LIKELY ENDING 8/31
STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.
Film Presentation & DiscussionThe Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center and students will present a special dance demonstration and post-film talk following the 1:45 PM screening on Saturday, August 19. Learn more.
The film is inspiring and funny and lovely, and you may find the words of one of the girls lingering: "If you come together with a group of powerful women, the impact will be immense."Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
You get a strong sense both of community and commitment, an intimate look at their lives as well as the thrill and excitement of their dance.Jason Gorber, Birth.Movies.Death.
Three teenage girls and their mothers and educators open their hearts and lives for director Amanda Lipitz; it's quite a privilege to witness their story.Fionnuala Halligan, Screen International